Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)

1.7.1: The student represents and uses numbers in a variety of equivalent forms.

1.7.1.A: compare and order integers and positive rational numbers;

Comparing and Ordering Decimals

Comparing and Ordering Fractions

Comparing and Ordering Integers

Comparing and Ordering Rational Numbers

Fraction Garden (Comparing Fractions)

Ordering Percents, Fractions and Decimals

Ordering Percents, Fractions and Decimals Greater Than 1

1.7.1.B: convert between fractions, decimals, whole numbers, and percents mentally, on paper, [or with a calculator]; and

Percents, Fractions and Decimals

1.7.1.C: represent squares and square roots using geometric models.

1.7.2: The student adds, subtracts, multiplies, or divides to solve problems and justify solutions.

1.7.2.A: represent multiplication and division situations involving fractions and decimals with models, including [concrete objects,] pictures, words, and numbers;

Dividing Fractions

Dividing Mixed Numbers

Multiplying Fractions

Multiplying Mixed Numbers

Multiplying with Decimals

1.7.2.B: use addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to solve problems involving fractions and decimals;

Adding Fractions (Fraction Tiles)

Dividing Fractions

Fractions with Unlike Denominators

Multiplying Fractions

Multiplying with Decimals

Sums and Differences with Decimals

1.7.2.C: use models, such as [concrete objects,] pictorial models, and number lines, to add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers and connect the actions to algorithms;

Adding Real Numbers

Adding and Subtracting Integers

Adding and Subtracting Integers with Chips

Chocomatic (Multiplication, Arrays, and Area)

Comparing and Ordering Integers

Real Number Line - Activity A

1.7.2.D: use division to find unit rates and ratios in proportional relationships such as speed, density, price, recipes, and student-teacher ratio;

Density Laboratory

Determining Density via Water Displacement

Polling: Neighborhood

Road Trip (Problem Solving)

Similar Figures - Activity A

Toy Factory (Set Models of Fractions)

1.7.2.E: simplify numerical expressions involving order of operations and exponents;

2.7.3: The student solves problems involving direct proportional relationships.

2.7.3.B: estimate and find solutions to application problems involving proportional relationships such as similarity, scaling, unit costs, and related measurement units.

2.7.4: The student represents a relationship in numerical, geometric, verbal, and symbolic form.

2.7.4.A: generate formulas involving unit conversions, perimeter, area, circumference, volume, and scaling;

Circle: Circumference and Area

Measuring Trees

Rectangle: Perimeter and Area

2.7.4.B: graph data to demonstrate relationships in familiar concepts such as conversions, perimeter, area, circumference, volume, and scaling; and

Elevator Operator (Line Graphs)

2.7.4.C: use words and symbols to describe the relationship between the terms in an arithmetic sequence (with a constant rate of change) and their positions in the sequence.

Arithmetic Sequences

Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences

2.7.5: The student uses equations to solve problems.

2.7.5.A: use [concrete and] pictorial models to solve equations and use symbols to record the actions; and

Modeling and Solving Two-Step Equations

Solving Two-Step Equations

2.7.5.B: formulate problem situations when given a simple equation and formulate an equation when given a problem situation.

Using Algebraic Equations

Using Algebraic Expressions

3.7.6: The student compares and classifies two- and three-dimensional figures using geometric vocabulary and properties.

3.7.6.A: use angle measurements to classify pairs of angles as complementary or supplementary;

Investigating Angle Theorems - Activity A

3.7.6.B: use properties to classify triangles and quadrilaterals;

Area of Parallelograms - Activity A

Classifying Quadrilaterals - Activity A

Classifying Triangles

Triangle Angle Sum - Activity A

Triangle Inequalities

3.7.6.C: use properties to classify three-dimensional figures, including pyramids, cones, prisms, and cylinders; and

Prisms and Cylinders - Activity A

Surface and Lateral Area of Prisms and Cylinders

Surface and Lateral Area of Pyramids and Cones

3.7.6.D: use critical attributes to define similarity.

3.7.7: The student uses coordinate geometry to describe location on a plane.

3.7.7.A: locate and name points on a coordinate plane using ordered pairs of integers; and

City Tour (Coordinates)

Points in the Coordinate Plane - Activity A

3.7.7.B: graph reflections across the horizontal or vertical axis and graph translations on a coordinate plane.

Quilting Bee (Symmetry)

Reflections

Rock Art (Transformations)

Rotations, Reflections and Translations

3.7.8: The student uses geometry to model and describe the physical world.

3.7.8.B: make a net (two-dimensional model) of the surface area of a three-dimensional figure; and

Surface and Lateral Area of Prisms and Cylinders

Surface and Lateral Area of Pyramids and Cones

3.7.8.C: use geometric concepts and properties to solve problems in fields such as art and architecture.

4.7.9: The student solves application problems involving estimation and measurement. The student is expected to

4.7.9.B: connect models for volume of prisms (triangular and rectangular) and cylinders to formulas of prisms (triangular and rectangular) and cylinders; and

Prisms and Cylinders - Activity A

4.7.9.C: estimate measurements and solve application problems involving volume of prisms (rectangular and triangular) and cylinders.

Prisms and Cylinders - Activity A

5.7.11: The student understands that the way a set of data is displayed influences its interpretation.

5.7.11.A: select and use an appropriate representation for presenting and displaying relationships among collected data, including line plot, line graph, bar graph, [stem and leaf plot,] circle graph, and Venn diagrams, and justify the selection; and

Describing Data Using Statistics

Graphing Skills

Line Plots

Mean, Median and Mode

Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)

Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

Scatter Plots - Activity A

Stem-and-Leaf Plots

5.7.11.B: make inferences and convincing arguments based on an analysis of given or collected data.

Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

5.7.12: The student uses measures of central tendency and range to describe a set of data.

5.7.12.A: describe a set of data using mean, median, mode, and range; and

Box-and-Whisker Plots

Describing Data Using Statistics

Line Plots

Mean, Median and Mode

Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)

Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)

Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

5.7.12.B: choose among mean, median, mode, or range to describe a set of data and justify the choice for a particular situation.

Box-and-Whisker Plots

Describing Data Using Statistics

Line Plots

Mean, Median and Mode

Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)

Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)

Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

Correlation last revised: 3/6/2012